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HUD Secretary's Awards


The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in five categories: affordable housing design, community planning, cooperative public/private efforts, healthy housing innovation, and historic preservation. The awards recognize projects that increase the quality of life for low- and moderate-income households.

 

2019 Winners: American Institute of Architects - Housing and Community Design Awards

The Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with the Residential Knowledge Community of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), recognizes excellence in affordable housing, community-based design, participatory design, and accessibility. These awards demonstrate that design matters and provide examples of important benchmarks in the housing industry. Awards are offered in four categories: Community–Informed Design Award, Creating Community Connection Award, Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award, and Housing Accessibility— Alan J. Rothman Award.


CALL FOR ENTRIES


Nominations for the 2020 HUD Secretary’s Awards for American Institute of Architects - Housing and Community Design are being accepted now. Submission deadline is November 7, 2019. Learn more here.


Nominations for the 2020 HUD Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award will be accepted August 21 - September 6, 2019. Learn more here.


Previous years’ submission forms and award criteria are available here.


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